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Jan 6, 2019, 2:52 AM
Wreaths across America – Jewish confusion – Jewish identity
Henry Rosenstein is buried in the South Florida National Military Cemetery. He had a “Christmas Wreath” on his gravesite when I photographed his resting place. After serving in WWII, Rosenstein played for the newly created New York Knicks basketball team. ...
Dec 28, 2018, 12:21 AM
New Year’s Eve behind the Iron Curtain
Could I give up the only real holiday I knew when my new American Jewish school insisted it was Christmas?
Carol Silver Elliott
Dec 26, 2018, 11:33 PM
One of our team members introduced us to the Kindness Rocks Project recently. It’s an initiative that is growing and we’re excited to be a part of it. The principle of the project is simple really, it’s taking a rock...
Dec 26, 2018, 10:59 PM
The Knesset's senior club
What makes you think you have something to contribute in your golden days that others, 30 years younger, cannot do better?
Dec 26, 2018, 5:17 AM
The holiday season
During this holiday season, something about the way that Jewish life in Israel, and the complex experience of social media, is changing my life, my family, perhaps us all, has become evident. An online acquaintance, of which I have...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Dec 26, 2018, 12:29 AM
Chutzpah: local Church leaders attack the Jewish State
Literally millions of Christians flock to the only Jewish State yearly. They don't only revel in their experience. Ever before coming here, they were already staunch Zionists, no questions asked. But some leaders of Churches in Israel seem to have...
Dec 26, 2018, 12:29 AM
The Truth About Missing Christmas
This past Saturday night, I attended a Christmas party in Jerusalem. The host, an observant Jew, greeted me wearing a Santa hat. For the next few hours, me and the rest of the room full of mostly American Orthodox...
Dec 25, 2018, 6:25 AM
Hear O Israel the Lord Is Our God the Lord is one!
Welcome to a special installment of my blog on gematria, the merkabah and the birth of the alephbet. Today I wish to share with you some truly amazing, beautiful and awe inspiring gematria work by Reuben Levi on the...
Dec 24, 2018, 6:16 PM
Bereshit From the Moon
Fifty years ago today, Apollo 8 was entering orbit around the moon. No human ever had ventured so far, and no space mission ever had captivated the world as did Apollo 8. On Christmas Eve 1968, the story of...
Dec 24, 2018, 3:41 PM
Jerusalem-born Knights of Malta today a global charity
VALLETTA, Malta — When it comes to European ministates — an exclusive club that includes countries like Andorra, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and San Marino — the Sovereign Military Order of Malta may be the most microscopic of them all. Unlike the minuscule...